Learn more about the Holocaust by viewing our collection.
Out of an abundance of caution, and as part of a careful reopening, the Virginia Holocaust Museum will require masks for entry to the museum. We are also asking guests to sign a mandatory waiver and register to enter the museum, which can be done here.
As a safety precaution, we will limit the number of guests in the museum at one time. And, once in the museum, please practice safe social distancing. Signs and floormats have been placed throughout the museum to remind our guests of spacing.
Saturday & Sunday: 11am–5pm
Closed Easter, First Day of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Eve and New Years Day.
The VHM closes at 1PM the day before Thanksgiving.
The Virginia Holocaust Museum is always free and open to the public. At this time we are asking guests to register online prior to entering the museum.
Free parking is provided for museum guests in our lot on Cary Street
Buses may park in the overflow parking on Dock Street.
2000 East Cary Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
Out of an abundance of caution, and as part of a careful reopening, the Virginia Holocaust Museum will require masks for entry to the museum. We are also asking guests to sign a mandatory waiver and register to enter the museum, which can be done online. As a safety precaution, we will limit the number of guests in the museum at one time. And, once in the museum, please practice safe social distancing. Signs and floormats have been placed throughout the museum to remind our guests of spacing.Learn more
VIOLINS OF HOPE
August 4 — October 24
Violins of Hope is a collection of violins that survived the Holocaust. Violins from the collection will be on exhibit at three locations in Richmond; they will be played in concert; and their stories will be shared in lectures and various educational programs.
There were 53 entries into the competition with over 20 schools represented.
November 30, 2021
To request a survivor speaker please click the Learn More button below.
who were recognized as
“Righteous Among the Nations."
the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
and Yad Vashem
Virginia Holocaust Museum.
Designed as a commemoration to local survivors who endured
this notorious camp, it serves to the illustrate its significance
within Nazi ideology.
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Due to your generous support the Virginia Holocaust Museum is able to remain free and open to the public.
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Watch Recorded Carl Wilkens Presentation On Thursday April 22nd, the Virginia Holocaust Museum hosted a special presentation and conversation with author and storyteller Carl
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